Beginning food business workshop Nov. 9 in Machias​

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free workshop Nov. 9 designed for people considering a small-scale food business. Recipe to Market: Is It for Me? will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias.

The workshop will introduce participants to topics including opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety.

Registration is required for this free workshop; class size is limited to 20. Register online. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Tara Wood,, 207.255.3345, 800.287.1542 (Maine only).